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Background | 13 September, 2011 at 9:28

Greenpeace pioneers a refrigeration technology that is neither ozone-depleting nor climate-killing – and the world adopts it.

The Greenpeace Climate Vision
Background Note No. 4 - F-gases

Publication | 27 May, 2009 at 0:00

Background documentation supporting the Greenpeace Climate Vision.

HFCs: A growing threat to the climate
Updated Version, December 2009

Publication | 3 December, 2009 at 0:00

The worst greenhouse gases you've never heard of...

Position paper on F-gases

Publication | 5 August, 2009 at 0:00

F-gases, a potent greenhouse gas are widely used, yet there are commercially available alternatives for most of their applications that are not harming to the climate.

HFOs: The New Generation of F-Gases - Greenpeace Position Paper

Publication | 16 October, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace seeks the phase out of all F-gases, which present a growing threat to the environment. Greenpeace is not against the development of alternatives, but until our concerns about HFOs can be proven otherwise, the precautionary principle...

HFCs in the Copenhagen Deal

Publication | 3 December, 2009 at 13:02

Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) have been increasingly used in the last decade or so as alternative refrigerants to ozone-damaging CFCs, which are now banned under the Montreal Protocol. Unfortunately, although considered ozone-friendly, HFCs are...

Climate Change and your refrigerator!

Blog entry by Anna K | 15 December, 2011 6 comments

For twenty years, Europeans and people all over the world have had energy-efficient, climate-friendly refrigerators in their kitchens. Now, twenty years later, US consumers are finally able to buy these refrigerators, which Greenpeace...

Carbon’s not the only bad guy in town

Blog entry by Caroline Chisholm | 28 September, 2011

It’s easy to forget, with global attention focused on reducing CO 2 emissions, that carbon is not the only gas that’s turning up the heat for our planet’s atmosphere. And although most people are aware of the damaging effects of...

HFCs: A growing threat to the climate

Image | 29 October, 2009 at 12:15

HFCs: A growing threat to the climate

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